What happened to the Americans who crossed into North Korea?

From army defectors to religious missionaries

Stars Insider

15/05/24 | StarsInsider

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Of all the places one could be arrested and tried, North Korea is definitely not among the top choices! The country has its own strict rules and laws, and anyone who breaks them (or is accused of breaking them) is at serious risk of ending up serving time in tough conditions. This is what happened to several American citizens who, for one reason or another, found themselves detained on the wrong side of the border.

In this gallery, we look at some of the most notable cases of US citizens who crossed into North Korea. Click on and get to know their stories.

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